Big Blue Wind Farm is a 36MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Minnesota, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 36 36 Active Minnesota, the US Exergy Development Group


The project was developed by Exergy Development Group and is currently owned by Fagen.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 20,000 households. The project cost is $78.084m.

The project has 90m high towers.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2012.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Xcel Energy under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Fagen was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 18 units of G97-2.0 MW turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

About Exergy Development Group

Exergy Development Group, LLC (Exergy) is a renewable energy company. It develops, constructs, and operates wind parks in Idaho and Minnesota. The company offers wind, solar, bioenergy, geothermal and hydro energy development services. Exergy serves residential, agriculture, municipal and industrial customers. The company develops and owns projects that maintain environments, make economies and power lives. Its operational sites include Burley Butte, Camp Reed, Fossil Gulch, Golden Valley, Horseshoe Bend, Milner Dam, Oregon Trail, Payne’s Ferry, Pilgrim stage station, Salmon Falls, Thousand Springs, Tuana Gulch and Yahoo Creek. The company has office in Helena, Montana. Exergy is headquartered in Boise, Idaho, the US.


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